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How Your Home Could Help Boost Your Mood

August 8th, 2022 • 4 min read

simple ways in which one can revamp their home to help boost their moodHome trends have shifted significantly in the last few years due to people spending more time at home and the increase in remote work. This has led to homeowners wanting to make changes to their homes to create more pleasant and suitable spaces for their newfound needs. There are many simple ways in which one can revamp their home to help boost their mood or even productivity while working from home, without having to splurge or invest in major home remodeling projects.

If you’re planning to revamp your home and you’re looking for some creative ideas to help boost your mood and help you feel healthier, while also making your home look great, here are six tips to consider:

Add Some Color
When giving your home a makeover, consider adding a splash of color here and there to brighten it up. Not everyone likes to have a colorful and bright home, but adding some color tactically in certain areas can help to lift your mood and add more character to your home. When undergoing a home makeover, consider incorporating accent walls, meaning one wall of the room is in a different color or including furniture that has a pop of color to add to the room. If the room is smaller, light colors can help the room feel larger or more open, dark colors can create a cozier feel in the room, so always think about your goal before deciding on new colors and design.

Cut Down on Digital Devices
Spending a lot of time looking at screens or using electrical devices can have an impact on the way you feel. Consider whether you need to keep all of your devices or whether you want to eliminate some from your space. Even if you want to keep all of your electrical devices at home, consider where they are more suitable for the purpose they need to fulfill. If they’re meant only for work, create a workspace that is separate from where you relax or share with your family. Spending too much time scrolling through social media or watching the news can result in a lower mood and increased levels of anxiety. It is particularly important to limit the amount of time you spend using digital devices when you’re preparing to go to bed. When conducting a home makeover to boost your mood, considering your digital use should be a key part of this.

Use Scents and Fragrances
Using pleasant scents and fragrances in your home can help to lift the ambiance and should be considered an essential part of any home makeover. Different scents can have different effects on your body and mind – for example, floral scents can help you to feel invigorated or relaxed, while woody and earthy scents such as frankincense can help you to feel more grounded. Some people like to choose scents depending on what they want to do in a certain room. For example, if you want to use a room for yoga and meditation, consider using relaxing scents like lavender.

Add Some Plants
A touch of nature in your home can make you feel instantly better about your living space. Many people like to include some plants in their home makeover. It’s important to consider carefully where to put your new plants, as some plants need more sunlight while others prefer shady areas. Getting the right conditions for your house plants will ensure that they stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible, continuing to bring health benefits in the long term. For some people, looking after a plant can bring them a sense of joy and satisfaction. People who live in busy cities may increasingly value the presence of green plants in their homes as they try to connect with nature.

Organize Your Home into Different Sections
If you spend a lot of time at home doing different activities, you may like the idea of organizing your home into different sections. For example, people who work from home may choose to convert a bedroom into a workspace. Those who enjoy doing physical exercise at home could consider having a dedicated space for this activity. If you have other hobbies that you regularly do at home, think about whether you should have a space dedicated to this within your home. Taking these things into consideration when planning a home makeover will ensure you don’t miss anything that is important to you.

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